IMPACT Speaker Series

Conservation in Action

Come learn about the latest conservation programs Oakland Zoo is partnering with, featuring guest speakers directly involved with each program. We would love for you to join our next lecture event!

An Evening with Dr. Laurie Marker, Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund

Learn about the cheetah, its plight and the holistic approach that the Cheetah Conservation Fund has been utilizing to protect the world’s fastest land animal. The Cheetah Conservation Fund focuses on community education and wildlife-friendly farming techniques to allow cheetahs and humans to coexist. One of its most successful programs, the Livestock Guarding Dog program, is celebrating 25 years of mitigating human-wildlife conflict.

October 15, 2019
Teens and Adults
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Hooked on the Fishing Cat: An Evening with Fishing Cat Conservancy

Oakland Zoo Impact Speaker Series welcomes Ashwin Naidu, co-founder and director of the Fishing Cat Conservancy, for an exploration on how his organization protects cats through empowering coastal communities and restoring mangroves.

September 19, 2019
Teens and Adults
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